Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Riverwood, Arlington, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Sophie

Flexible schedule and dog lover!

Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, 20010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Sophie was a very responsible dog walker. I felt comfortable with her taking care of my dog and trusted her in my house. She was friendly and seems to genuin... (more)"

2. Francis

Your Dog's Next Best Friend!

Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Francis is a true "dog person" who loves nothing more than playing tug-o-war with any pup that he interacts with. When we lived together in graduate school, ... (more)"

3. Mariana

Your pet and I will have a blast!

Woodley Park, Washington, DC, 20008

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: It may seem a bit strange to see someone who works with animals all day to seek another job in working with more pets, but it's what I do best! I w... (more)

4. Stephanie

Live, Love, Dogs

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stephanie was prompt and gave us a thorough report of our new puppy’s happenings while we were gone! We are hoping to have her back in the future!! (more)"

5. Alex

Calm, nurturing, attentive.

Glencarlyn, Arlington, VA, 22204

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Wow...contacted him the day I was leaving town for four weeks when our other sitter flaked. He came by immediately, "got" our dog and his needs, and was te... (more)"

6. Matt

Weekend adventures in NOVA!

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Matt and his wife Courtney (also on Rover) are dog lovers, who at this time in their young busy lives cannot have a dog of their own. So the next best thin... (more)"

7. Merissa

Will love your dog as my own

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Merissa was great! She was great at checking in with us and communicating any issues that came up! We would love to have her come again! (more)"

8. Natalie

Active Sitter For Your Active Dog

Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA, 22203

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: Growing up, I have always cared for my neighbors' dogs in my neighborhood while they were unavailable. I have years of experience and absolutely lo... (more)

9. Heather

I just love dogs! ❤️

North Highland, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heather has always been highly responsible and will bring this along with a passion for animals to Rover.com. She has always been a straight A student and i... (more)"

10. Heather

Experienced dog owner and sitter

Cherrydale, Arlington, VA, 22207

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Heather was great! She came through last minute and was always reliable and communicative. Best part, the dogs loved her! (more)"

11. Izzy

Experienced and Avid Dog Lover!!!

Georgetown, Washington, DC, 20057

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Izzy's love and care of animals is exemplified through her own rabbit, Felix. I have never seen a more loved pet! I have entrusted my own dog, a miniature da... (more)"

12. Jillian

Fun? Exercise? Play? You got it!

Bluemont, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Jillian was fantastic. I felt really comfortable with her coming to take care of my dog. I will be using her again in the future! (more)"

13. Rachel

Last Minute is OK,Cats Welcome Too!

Cleveland Park, Washington DC, DC, 20016

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Rachel is completely in tune with all animals, but is a dog lover especially. She is sensitive, caring, and responsible. I would trust my pets to no one else! (more)"

14. Marie

Friendly Dog Walker/Sitter

Bluemont, Arlington, VA, 22201

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Marie was fantastic with my dog Marley, who is a recent rescue. It was obvious from the start that she cared about his well-being and was very patient with h... (more)"

15. Molly

My family’s dogs do yoga with me!

North Rosslyn, Arlington, VA, 22209

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly watched my puppy Marley for the weekend and did a great job. She was very patient with my little chewer. She took her out for excercise and consistent ... (more)"

16. Julia

Nursing student & dog whisperer

Lyon Park, Arlington, VA, 22201

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

41 repeat clients

"Julia has been great with our new pup, Atlas! He loves spending time with her and her dog Daisy and is always super happy when I get home. Julia is very comm... (more)"

17. Lara

Friendly & Responsible Dog Walker!

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"I have known Lara for 5 years. Not only is she a warm, caring person, in general, she is just great with dogs. I have seen her over the last year or so with... (more)"

18. Lizzie

Love to run

Glover Park, Washington, DC, 20007

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: Although I've never had a dog of my own, I've been a sitter for friends and family for many years. I have also done volunteer work here and there w... (more)

19. Stephanie

I’m a nurse who loves dogs!

Clarendon-Courthouse, Arlington, VA, 22201

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: I grew up with seven German Shepherds and a Yorkie, taking care of them from puppies to seniors. I also fostered Great Pyrenees dogs in college. I ... (more)

20. Kate

RN and dog lover- wags guaranteed

Lyon Village, ARLINGTON, VA, 22201

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Catherine helped me out when i was in a real bind. Having to go to work when one of my dogs had some stomach problems, I needed someone to check up on her. I... (more)"

Pet parents in Riverwood, Arlington, VA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 2,037 owners have reviewed sitters in Arlington, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets and check in on you home, turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Riverwood pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Riverwood, Arlington, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your house and pet sitter all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Riverwood pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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